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Boardwalk Empire Season 1, Episode 6: Family Limitation

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Boardwalk Empire, Episode 4: Anastasia

Sunday night’s episode of Boardwalk Empire was perfectly named- “Anastasia”. We’ve only gotten bits and pieces of development of Margaret Schroeder. This, despite the fact that she’s obviously going to play such a crucial role in the series, serving as the primary female protagonist. Her story in that episode was brilliantly written, starting with her reading about Anna Anderson. She describes it to her children as being “like a fairy tale princess”. No doubt, this is how Margaret views herself Continue reading

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Boardwalk Empire, episode 2: The Ivory Tower

First things first- last week in my comments about the first episode of Boardwalk Empire, I mentioned the thrilling world of midget boxing. But I neglected to include a photo of said midget boxing. So let’s right that wrong here. Without further adieu, I present midget boxing from the pilot episode:

Quite possibly one of the best moments in TV history.

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